Scott R. Wehrly, MD
Medical Director Lake Eye Associates, Board-Certified Laser Cataract & Lens Replacement and Corneal Surgeon
Dr. Wehrly is a Board-Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is fellowship trained in cornea and external disease at Duke University and has been operating on eyes since 1992.
In 2001, after 7 years of military service in the Air Force, Dr. Wehrly joined Lake Eye Associates. He had served as Chief of Ophthalmology at MacDill AFB in Tampa, and as Chief of Ophthalmology and Director of Laser Eye Surgery at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.
Dr. Wehrly has performed more than 22,600 successful state-of-the-art cataract surgeries, 12,000 refractive surgeries, and thousands of other ocular and laser procedures. He was the first surgeon in Central Florida to perform Femto refractive laser surgery.
Dr. Wehrly has extensive experience in Tecnis multifocal implants, including the new multifocal Symfony extended range of vision lens. He has also implanted thousands of toric intraocular lenses (IOLs) for the correction of higher amounts of astigmatism. Dr. Wehrly also combines glaucoma and cataract surgeries, the iStent inject, to reduce intraocular pressure (IOP) and preserve vision in a single surgery.
Dr. Wehrly has been a predominant figure in the Lake County community for 20 years, donating his time to the care of the indigent and contributing to several charities. He lives in Tavares with his wife and 3 children.